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Member Societies


Our members are our strength. Over 136 Societies representing anaesthesiologists from over 150 countries are members of the WFSA. Scroll through the list below for contact information, officers’ names, numbers of members and other important information about the Societies that make up the Federation.

If your country or society is not represented find out more about membership here. For those interested in setting up a Society, you can download a Member Society Constitution template here.  

The Characteristics of a Well-Functioning National Society can be downloaded here in English, French and Spanish

The Well-Functioning National Society Questionnaire can be downloaded in English here

The WHO-WFSA International Standards for a Safe Practice of Anesthesia are applicable to all anaesthesia providers throughout the world. They are intended to provide guidance and assistance to anaesthesia providers, their professional organizations, hospital and facility administrators, and governments for maintaining and improving the quality and safety of anaesthesia care. Read The Standards here

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ALBANIA - Albanian Society of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
ALGERIA - Société Algérienne d'Anesthésie
ANGOLA - Associação de Anestesia da Republica de Angola
ARGENTINA - Federación Argentina de Asociaciones de Anestesia, Analgesia y Reanimación
AUSTRALIA - Australian Society of Anaesthetists
AUSTRIA - Österreichische Gesellschaft für Anasthesiologie, Reanimation und Intensivmedizin
BANGLADESH - Bangladesh Society of Anaesthesiologists
BELARUS - Belarusian Society of Anaethetists and Experts in Resuscitation
BELGIUM - Society for Anesthesia and Resuscitation of Belgium
BENIN - Societé d'Anesthesie-Reanimation du Benin
BOLIVIA - Sociedad Boliviana de Anestesiología, Reanimación y Dolor
BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA - Association of Medical Practitioners Anesthesiologists-reanimatologists
BOTSWANA - Botswana Society of Anaesthetists
BRAZIL - Sociedade Brasileira de Anestesiologia
BRUNEI: Society of Anaesthesiologists, Brunei Darussalam
BULGARIA - Bulgarian Society of Anaesthesiologists
BURKINA FASO - Société d'Anesthésie, de Réanimation et de Médecine d'Urgence du Burkina
BURUNDI - Agora des Techniciens Supérieurs Anesthésistes Réanimateurs pour la Promotion de la Santé (ATSARPS) - Corresponding
CAMBODIA - Cambodia Society of Anaesthetists
CAMEROON: Societé Camerounaise d'Anesthesie Reanimation
CANADA - Canadian Anesthesiologists' Society
CHILE - Sociedad de Anestesiología de Chile
CHINA - Chinese Society of Anesthesiology
CHINA HONG KONG - Society of Anaesthetists of Hong Kong
CHINESE TAIPEI - Taiwan Society of Anaesthesiologists
COLOMBIA - Sociedad Colombiana de Anestesiología y Reanimación (SCARE)
CONGO - Société Congolaise d’Anesthésie Réanimation Urgences
COSTA RICA - Asociación de Médicos Anestesiólogos de Costa Rica
CROATIA - Croatian Association of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
CUBA - Sociedad Cubana de Anestesiología y Reanimación
CYPRUS - Anaesthesiology Society of Cyprus
CZECH REPUBLIC - Czech Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO: Anaesthesiology & Intensive Care Society of Democratic Republic of Congo
DENMARK - Danish Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
DOMINICAN REPUBLIC - Sociedad Dominicana de Anestesiología
ECUADOR - Sociedad Ecuatoriana de Anestesiología
EGYPT - Egyptian Society of Anaesthesiologists
EL SALVADOR - Asociación de Médicos Anestesiólogos de el Salvador
ESTONIA - Estonian Society of Anaesthesiologists
ETHIOPIA - Ethiopian Society of Anaesthesiologists
FINLAND - Finnish Society of Anaesthesiologists
FRANCE - Société Française d'Anesthésie et de Réanimation
GABON: Société Gabonaise d'Analgésie Anesthésie-Réanimation et Médecine d'Urgence
GEORGIA - Georgian Society of Anesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine
GERMANY - Deutsche Gesellschaft für Anaesthesiologie und Intensivmedizin e.V. (DGAI)
GHANA - Ghana Anaesthetist Society
GREECE - Hellenic Society of Anaesthesiology
GUATEMALA - Asociacion Guatemalteca de Anestesiologia, Reanimación y Tratamiento del Dolor
GUYANA - Guyana Anesthesiologist Society
HAITI - Société Haitienne d'Anesthésiologie
HONDURAS - Sociedad Hondurena de Anestesiología, Reanimacíon y Dolor
HUNGARY - Hungarian Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Therapy
ICELAND - Icelandic Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine
INDIA - Indian Society of Anaesthesiologists
INDONESIA - Indonesian Society of Anesthesiologists and Intensive Therapy
IRAQ - Iraqi Society for Anaesthesiology, Intensive Care and Pain Medicine (IQSAN)
ISRAEL - Israel Society of Anesthesiologists
ITALY - Società Italiana di Anestesia, Analgesia, Rianimazione e Terapia Intensiva
IVORY COAST - Société Ivoirienne d'Anesthésie-Réanimation
JAPAN - Japanese Society of Anesthesiologists
JORDAN - Jordan Society of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
KAZAKHSTAN - Republican Social Union Federation of Anaesthesiologists & Reanimatiologists
KENYA - Kenya Society of Anaesthesiologists
KOREA - Korean Society of Anesthesiologists
KOSOVO - Association of Kosovar Anaesthesiologists
LAO - Lao Society of Anesthesiologists
LATVIA - Association of Anaesthesiologists-Reanimatologists of Latvia
LEBANON - Lebanese Society of Anesthesiologists
LITHUANIA - Lithuanian Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care
MADAGASCAR - Societe D’Anestesie-Reanimation De Madagascar (SARM)
MALAWI - Society of Anaesthesiologists Malawi
MALAYSIA - Malaysian Society of Anaesthesiologists
MALDIVES - Maldives Anaesthesiologists Association
MALI - Société d'Anesthésie, de Réanimation et de Médicine d'Urgence du Mali
MALTA - Association of Anaesthesiologists of Malta
MAURITIUS - Association of Anaesthesiologists of Mauritius
MEXICO - Federación Mexicana de Colegios de Anestesiología, A.C.
MICRONESIA - Micronesia Anesthesia Society
MOLDOVA - Society of Anaesthesia and Reanimatology of the Republic of Moldova
MONGOLIA - Mongolian Society of Anesthesiologists
MOROCCO - Société Marocaine d'Anesthésie Réanimation
MOZAMBIQUE - Associação de Anestesiologistas de Moçambique
MYANMAR - Myanmar Society of Anaesthesiologists (Myanmar Medical Association)
NAMIBIA - Anaesthesiologists Society of Namibia (ASN)
NEPAL - Society of Anaesthesiologists of Nepal
NETHERLANDS - Nederlandse Vereniging voor Anesthesiologie
NEW ZEALAND - New Zealand Society of Anaesthetists
NICARAGUA - Associación Nicaragüense de Anestesiología y Reanimación
NIGER - Societe Nigerienne d'Anesthesie, de Reanimation et de Medecine d'Urgence
NIGERIA - Nigerian Society of Anaesthetists
NORTH MACEDONIA - Macedonia Society of Anaesthesiologists
NORWAY - Norsk Anestesiologisk Forening
OMAN - Oman Society of Anesthesia & Critical Care
PACIFIC ISLANDS - Pacific Society of Anaesthetists
PAKISTAN - Pakistan Society of Anaesthesiologists
Palestinian Society of Anaesthesia & Intensive Care
PANAMA - Sociedad Panameña de Anestesiología
PAPUA NEW GUINEA - Society of Anaesthetists of Papua New Guinea
PARAGUAY - Sociedad Parguaya de Anestesiología
PERU - Sociedad Peruana de Anestesia, Analgesia y Reanimación
PHILIPPINES - Philippine Society of Anaesthesiologists
POLAND - Polish Society of Anaethesiology and Intensive Therapy
PORTUGAL - Sociedade Portuguesa de Anetesiologia
REPUBLIKA SRPSKA - Association of Anaesthesiologists & Reanimatologists of the Republic of Srpska
ROMANIA - Romanian Society of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care
RUSSIA - Russian Federation of Anaesthesiologists and Reanimatologists
RWANDA - Rwanda Society of Anesthesiologists
SAUDI ARABIA (Kingdom of) - Saudi Anaesthetic Association
SENEGAL - Societé Sénégalaise d'Anesthésie-Réanimation et de Médicine d'Urgence
SERBIA - Serbian Association of Anaesthesiologists and Intensivists (SAAI)
SINGAPORE - Singapore Society of Anaesthesiologists
SLOVAK REPUBLIC - Slovak Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Medicine
SLOVENIA - Slovenian Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine (SSAICM)
SOMALIA - Somali Society of Anaesthesiologists
SOUTH AFRICA - South African Society of Anaesthesiologists
SPAIN - Sociedad Española de Anestesiología, Reanimación y Terapéutica del Dolor
SRI LANKA - College of Anaesthesiologists and Intensivists of Sri Lanka
SUDAN - Sudanese Society of Anaesthesiologists
SWEDEN - Swedish Society for Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care
SWITZERLAND - Schweizerische Gesellschaft für Anästhesiologie und Reanimation
SYRIA - Syrian Society of Anesthesiologists
TANZANIA - Society of Anaesthesiologists of Tanzania
THAILAND - Royal College of Anesthesiologists of Thailand
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO - The Trinidad & Tobago Anaesthetists Association
TUNISIA - Societé Tunisienne d'Anesthésie, d'Analgésie et de Réanimation
TURKEY - Turkish Anaesthesiology and Reanimation Society
UGANDA - Association of Anaesthesiologists of Uganda (AAU)
UKRAINE - Ukranian Society of Anaesthesiologists
UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Society of Anaesthesia, Critical Care and Pain Medicine of the United Arab Emirates
UNITED KINGDOM AND IRELAND - Association of Anaesthetists of Great Britain and Ireland
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA - American Society of Anesthesiologists
URUGUAY - Sociedad de Anestesiología del Uruguay
UZBEKISTAN - Uzbekistan Society of Anaesthesiology and Intensive Care
VIETNAM - Vietnam Society of Anaesthesiologists
ZAMBIA - Society of Anaesthetists of Zambia
ZIMBABWE - Zimbabwe Anaesthetic Association